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Due to cold conditions expected and possible inclement weather, Rochester Public Utilities (RPU), with partners Maier Tree & Lawn and Rochester Park and Recreation, will host the 13th Annual Arbor Day Celebration on Friday, April 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the RCTC Field House. The fun and free community event will feature […] read more »



Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) announced today that it is safe to discontinue running water to prevent frozen services. The frost line showed up at approximately 48 inches deep this winter. This year’s frost level was significantly less than the near six feet depths seen last winter. If you have questions regarding your water service, contact […] read more »



The level of Lake Zumbro will be raised from winter pool (913.0 MSL) to the normal summer pool (914.5 MSL) beginning March 23, 2015.  It will take approximately one week for the gradual transition to summer pool to be completed.  Lake Zumbro will be maintained at normal summer pool (914.5 MSL) throughout the rest of […] read more »